New City Hall

Designed to be an example of innovation, energy conservation, and sustainability for its community, the City of Johnston’s new 24,000-square-foot city hall is the centerpiece of an overall town center redevelopment project that brings new civic, retail, hospitality, office, and entertainment opportunities to the area. The city hall is a showcase of civic engagement and

Renovation with Intelligent Building Strategies

Intelligent building strategies were key components of IMEG’s design for the LEED Gold renovation of historic Marston Hall, home of the College of Engineering and a landmark on the Iowa State University campus since 1903. In addition to helping to attract the best faculty members and students, the college also sought high performance for the

New Math, Science, and Education Building

TWO GREEN GLOBES RATING IMEG provided engineering and design services for Drake University’s new 40,000-sf Math, Science and Education Building. The new standalone, four-story building known as Collier-Scripps Hall includes classrooms, offices, and dry labs. Classrooms in Collier-Scripps were designed with emphases on classroom flexibility and educational technology. One classroom features eight digital screens and

New College of Pharmacy Building

IMEG provided design for the University of Iowa’s new College of Pharmacy building, which is pursuing LEED Silver certification. The 200,000-sf facility includes research and teaching laboratories, classrooms, student interaction spaces, offices, and conference rooms. The building also houses the University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UIP) sterile manufacturing suite, the largest university-affiliated, FDA-registered pharmaceutical manufacturing facility

New Terminal Planning and Advanced Planning Study

IMEG assisted with an advanced planning study to provide an alternative for the new terminal, landside, and associated airside projects at the Des Moines International Airport. The study focused on passenger elements in the east quadrant of the airport campus. Work began on the new terminal programming and planning study in December 2016. The consultant

Cannabis Manufacturing Facility

IMEG provided engineering design and construction administration services for MedPharm Iowa’s new cannabis manufacturing facility in Des Moines – the first facility granted a license to produce medical cannabis in Iowa. The project included renovating a 64-year-old freight distribution warehouse for growing, processing, extraction, and packaging of medical cannabis. Engineers provided MEP, fire protection, and

New LEED Platinum Office Building

Wellmark consolidated operations into its first corporate-owned headquarters and has been awarded LEED Platinum for its design. It is the largest commercial office building in the world to receive this rating for new construction. The five-story office building includes a full-service kitchen with servery and dining room, a 16,000-sf conference center, several training rooms, a 6,500-sf data

University Science Hall Renovation

IMEG provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and technology engineering design and services, along with construction administration, for Drake University’s new Science Connector Building. The building is located between Olin and Fitch halls and creates a bridge to nearby Harvey Ingham Hall and Cline Hall, linking all four science and math buildings together. This project

New Global Headquarters

IMEG provided engineering design and services for Kemin Industries’ new global headquarters building. The company manufactures more than 500 specialty ingredients for the global feed and food industries as well as the health, nutrition, and beauty markets.  The two-story building was designed as an expansion that connects the recently opened Molecular Advancement Center (MAC) to

Veterans Memorial Auditorium Renovation

Veterans Memorial Auditorium is part of the Iowa Events Center, which also includes Hy-Vee Hall, Wells Fargo Arena, and formerly the Polk County Convention Complex (The Plex). A facility study determined that Veterans Memorial Auditorium should be renovated to accommodate state, regional, and national convention activities, eventually replacing The Plex. The renovation included the removal